E&ES Colloquium Schedule

Fall 2021

September 14, in person in SCI058, broadcast on Zoom: Eric Williams, Professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester Institute of Technology: "Systems perspective on modern waste challenges: Circular economy for plastic and electronic waste".

September 21, via Zoom: Karen Lloyd, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee: "The mysterious deep subsurface biosphere: What sustains one of the largest, slowest ecosystems on Earth?"

September 28, in person in SCI058, broadcast on Zoom: Isla Castaneda, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts: "Climate Variability in Eastern Africa Through a Major Faunal Transition at 550,000 to 250,000 years: Evidence from Organic Geochemical Proxies".

October 5, via Zoom: Jerry Mitrovica, Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University: "The Fingerprints of Sea Level Change".

October 19, via Zoom: Alton Byers: Distinguished Visiting Scholar, College of the Environment: "Garbage and Glaciers: Towards Sustainable Solid Waste Management in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal".

November 2, via Zoom: Maya E. Carrasquillo, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley: "Establishing an "engineering identity" for the pursuit of water equity in underserved communities".

November 9, via Zoom: E&ES alumni and Suzanne OConnell, Harold T. Stearns Professor of Earth Science, Professor of Integrative Sciences, Wesleyan University: "Summer opportunities: Internships, Field Camp, Research".

November 16, via Zoom: Adriane Lam, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences & Environmental Studies, Binghamton University: "Tiny Fossils, Big Currents: Pliocene Reconstruction of the Kuroshio Current Extension".

November 30, via Zoom: Alejandra C. Geiger-Ortiz, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Colby College: "Atoll Survival? Investigating the processes driving atoll island evolution through remote sensing and modeling".

Spring 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 12:20-1:10, via Zoom: James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti: "Atlas of the Invisible: Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World" (in conjunction with COE).

Wednesday, February 9, 12:20-1:10, in person, RL&L Lounge, 300 High Street: Ulyana Horodyskyj and Ricardo Pena: "Science in the Wild: Adventures at the Ends of the Earth" (in conjunction with COE).

Wednesday, March 2, 12:20-1:10, in person, Zilkha 202: Diane Burko: "Visualizing Environmental Change" (in conjunction with COE).

Thursday, March 10, 12:00-1:00, in person, Exley 405: Senior Seminar Class Presentations.

Wednesday, March 30, 12:20-1:10, in person, RL&L Lounge, 300 High Street: Austin Lord: "Cryospheric Reckonings: Climate Injustices Through the Prism of the Langtang Disaster" (in conjunction with COE).

Wednesday, April 6, 12:20-1:10, in person, RL&L Lounge, 300 High Street: Lucas Dillard and Kate Stryker: "A discussion with the filmmakers of Baato" (in conjunction with COE).

Tuesday, April 12, 4:30, via Zoom: Alison Santos, E&ES postdoc: "The Surface of Mars, Up-Close and Personal: Martian Meteorite NWA 7034". https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/99603615650?pwd=Mjg2TWJqV3ZtNGMyQVhTeE5WdzN2dz09.

Tuesday, April 19, 12:00-1:00: Dr. Edward Birnbaum: "Sacred Mountains of the World, with Implications for Conservation and Climate Change", via Zoom @https://bit.ly/wes-sacred.

Tuesday, April 19, 4:30, via Zoom: Jordyn-Marie Dudley, MA '18: "Shock-induced Hydrogen Loss in Pyroxene and Maskelinite in Martian Meteorite LAR 06319: A SIMS Study". https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/99853662173?pwd=bFBzTEthYkdSK3prdDJ1RDhrQ3ZQZz09.

Tuesday, April 26, 4:30, Exley 405 and via Zoom: Ally Detre Senior Honors Thesis presentation: "The Rolling Riparian Review: Evaluating the Riparian Plant Community Composition in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande/Bravo". Zoom link: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/my/hpoulos.

Friday, April 29, 4:30,  Exley 405 and via Zoom: Thomas Davoren Master's Thesis Defense presentation: "Symplectic Chromite-Ulvöspinel-Pyroxene (CUSP) Inclusions in Apollo 12 Olivine Basalts". Zoom link:  https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/96005894227.